Victoria area workers ratify three-year deals

VICTORIA – CUPE civic workers in Greater Victoria have ratified new three-year deals.  The contracts run until Dec. 31, 2016 an includes wage increases of  1.75 per cent for the first year, one per cent in January 2015 and one per cent in July 2015, and two per cent in 2016. The final ratification votes were […]

Campbell River city workers reject ‘offer’ – call for mediation

CAMPBELL RIVER – Striking members of CUPE Local 401 have overwhelmingly rejected a ‘last offer’ from the City of Campbell River. In a BC Labour Relations Board supervised vote, the workers rejected the city’s contract terms by more than 3-to-1. Now that the City-ordered vote is out of the way, CUPE Local 401 President Blaine […]